"Black Dahlia II" (2001)

"Black Dahlia II," 2001
Oil on canvas, 50 x 37 1/2 inches
© Mary Heilmann
Courtesy the artist, 303 Gallery, New York and Hauser & Wirth, Zürich London

"I keep a diary and I just make notes about whatever happened the day before. I write in it in the morning. I have had it now for about twenty years, so I can look back and see what was going on—and I like to read it and remember how I felt way back."

-Mary Heilmann